Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 11th June, 2013.

I, LEO VARADKAR , Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 35 of the Road Traffic Act 1994 (No. 7 of 1994) and the National Roads and Road Traffic (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2002 ( S.I. No. 298 of 2002 ) (as adapted by the Transport (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2011 ( S.I. No. 141 of 2011 )), hereby make the following regulations:

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) (Amendment) Regulations 2013.

(2) The Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997 to 2012 and these Regulations may be cited together as the Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997 to 2013.

2. The Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997 ( S.I. No. 182 of 1997 ) are amended in article 23 by substituting for sub-article (3) (as inserted by Regulation 16(h) of the Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012 ( S.I. No. 332 of 2012 )) the following:

“(3) The traffic signs referred to in sub-article (1) may be accompanied by information plates which shall where the restrictions are not to apply—

(a) on a continuous basis, indicate the period or periods in which restrictions apply, or

(b) to certain classes of vehicles, indicate the vehicles to which the restrictions do not apply.”.

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

6 June 2013.

LEO VARADKAR,

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

These Regulations amend article 23(3) of the Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997. The provision of the traffic signs, RUS 011 (No straight ahead), RUS 012 (No turn right) or RUS 013 (No turn left), indicates that a road traffic regulation is being applied to prohibit traffic from moving in the direction indicated on the sign. If the ban on traffic from turning right, from turning left or from going straight ahead is not to apply at certain periods or is not to apply to certain classes of vehicles, the period(s) or the class of vehicles concerned must be indicated on information...

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